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Middle Schools Renovations Are '92 Percent Complete'

John Bornyas, director of operations, community relations and special projects, gave a middle school renovations update to the school board.

Middle Schools Renovations Are '92 Percent Complete'

John Bornyas, director of operations, community relations and special projects, gave a middle school renovations update to the Board on Monday night.

Barbara Bolas, a school director, said she had been hearing from residents that a lot of work still isn't complete at Boyce Middle School. Dr. Bornyas assured her and the other board members that 92 percent of the work is complete. He said the and he hopes the floor can be finished in November. Dr. Bornyas also said the construction wrap-up will be evident once crews finish Boyce Middle's front facade.

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Construction in October 2011:
•Completed gymnasium wall and ceiling patching
•Completed gymnasium ceiling preparation and painting
•Continued to monitor moisture content of concrete slab
•Completed work in restrooms D124 and D125
•Continued work in restrooms A100 and A101
•Continued work in storage rooms on the east and north sides of the gym
•Continued site concrete installations
•Continued installation of gutters and soffit and fascia panels on building
•Began installation of the gravel pave system in the lower parking area

Construction scheduled for November 2011:
•Complete gymnasium wood floor installation
•Complete all areas adjacent to the gymnasium

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Contruction in October 2011:
•Continued finish electrical work in the building
•Continued landscaping
•Continued field work

Construction scheduled for November 2011:
•Complete all work and punchlists

At the next school board meeting on Nov. 28, the school board will vote on whether to approve a consulting contract for Dr. Bornyas. Dr. Bornyas is retiring on Jan. 4 and Superintendent Patrick O'Toole said he would like to make sure the district has assess to Dr. Bornyas in 2012.

Dr. O'Toole said they may need Dr. Bornyas for his knowledge with the middle school renovation projects, custodial and bus issues and collective bargaining with support staff. If the contract is approved, the district will be able to hire Dr. Bornyas for a maximum of 20 days for $40 an hour.

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